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Grace E. Jones

July 23, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, January 10, 1923
Died: 
Monday, July 21, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 09:00
Location: 
Azleland Memorial Park
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home

Grace E. Jones, 91, died Monday, July 21, 2014.
Graveside service is set for 9 a.m. Thursday, July 24 at Azleland Memorial Park, under the direction of White's Azle Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jones was born to Purl and Dorothy Gause Jan. 10,1923 in Noble County, Ind., where most of her life was spent with husband, George "Bill" Jones who preceded her in death in 2005.
After spending her working career in Indiana supporting a farming operation and working for General Electric Co. for 35 years, they retired to Azle, where they enjoyed the fellowship of friends, family and church activities. Jones was also preceded in death by brothers, George Gause and Burl Gause.
She is survived by children, Phillip Jones and wife, Margaret, Karen Richter and husband, Richard, and Kevin Jones and wife, Lyn; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and brother, Murray Gause.

Maggie Curtis

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Wednesday, December 7, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 14:00
Location: 
South Main Church of Christ
Funeral Home: 
Galbreaith Pickard

Maggie Curtis, 80, of Weatherford died Sunday, July 20. Funeral service is set for 2 p.m. Thursday at South Main Church of Christ with interment in Curtis Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Home.
Mrs. Curtis was born in Houston Sept. 7, 1933 to Raymond and Jessie Brock. As a lifelong resident of Weatherford she found her greatest joys in being a wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and reading, but above all else she loved Jesus Christ and His church. She found a loving extended family in the South Main Church of Christ where she was a member for most of her life.
Maggie was preceded in death by her husband Joe of 50 years. She is survived by her three children, Jan Westbrook and her husband Wesley, Kathy Chandler, and Joe Curtis and his wife Maria; one brother, Tom Brock; and one sister, Jessica Ray; grandchildren, Leslie McMillen and husband Matthew, Jamie Chandler, Kiki Robbirds and husband Robbie, Bethany Castleberry, Robbie Williams and Lori Chandler; great-grandchildren Harrison, Jonah, Addison and Kaleb and many dear friends.

Charles M. Linehan

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Tuesday, December 20, 1932
Died: 
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Services: 
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford

Charles M. Linehan, 81, of Weatherford died Sunday, July 20, 2014.
Funeral is set for 1 p.m. Thursday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford. Interment: Central Cemetery, Weatherford. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Charles Linehan was born Dec. 20, 1932, to Orbie and Winnie Linehan in what is now known as Springtown. He married Carla Ann Taylor Aug. 14, 1965. Charles served in the Texas National Guard and U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was an officer in the Grapevine Police Dept, CID, commander for the North Richland Hills Police Department and retired from the Tarrant County Sheriff's Dept. Charles was a member of First Baptist Church of Richland Hills.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Frank Linehan and Carol Linehan.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Carla Linehan; son, Hamp Linehan and wife, Cathy; grandsons, Charles Linehan, Christian Linehan and Andrew Linehan; great-aunt, Laveta Linehan; brothers, Hollis Linehan and wife, Barbara, Albert Linehan and wife, Barbara; sister, Shirley Hester and husband, Wilburn; and several nieces and nephews.

Lyndia Faye Bullock

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, October 23, 1947
Died: 
Friday, July 18, 2014
Services: 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:00
Location: 
Tin Top Cemetery, corner of Tin Top Rd. and Bethel Rd. in Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Lyndia Faye Bullock, 66, of Fort Worth died Friday, July 18, 2014 at home with her family.
Graveside service is set for 10 a.m. Tuesday at Tin Top Cemetery, corner of Tin Top Rd. and Bethel Rd. in Weatherford.
Visitation is from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests to the American Cancer Society, 3301 W. Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Lyndia Faye Bullock was born Oct. 23, 1947 to Rudolph and Maudie Faye Sims Bullock in Texarkana, Ark. She attended Brewer High School. Lyndia had many careers, including being a successful business owner, before she found her true calling. She became a hair stylist in 1989 and loved working in Weatherford and Fort Worth.
Survivors include her father, Rudolph L. Bullock, Sr.; brother, Rudolph Bullock, Jr.; sister, Deborah Kepper; sons, Earl R. Mendenhall, Jr. and Ricky J. Mendenhall; grandchildren, Mandolin M. Mendenhall, Ashley N. Holder, Mesa B. Mendenhall and Prairey C. Mendenhall; great-granddaughter, Paislea E. Kana; and many other family members and friends.

James Henry Chandler

July 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Friday, September 3, 1926
Died: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Azle, 817-444-3211

James Henry Chandler, 87, of Azle died Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
James Henry Chandler was born Sept. 3, 1926 to James Henry and Marie Antoinette Newton Chandler in Plainview. He lived in the Azle area for 62 years. James married Betty Bentley July 12, 1947 in Fort Worth, and they enjoyed many happy years together until her passing Jan. 28, 1993. He was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, serving during World War II. James was a small business owner and was known as the "TV Repair Man."
He was preceded in death by his wife; and sister, Oleta Weddle.
Survivors include his daughter, Linda Fergerson and husband, Ralph, of Azle; son, James Chandler, III and wife, Mary Elizabeth, of Palestine; grandchildren, David Fergerson, Cara Fergerson, Erica Michelle Chandler and James Chandler IV; seven great-grandchildren; and many other family members and friends.

Paul Rosier

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Paul Rosier, 73, of Azle died Sunday, July 13, 2014.
No services are planned at this time.
Survivors include his sons, Mike and Joe Roiser; sister, Amanda Truesdale; and eight grandchildren.

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr.

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Samuel Curlett Howarth Jr., 84, of Arlington, died at his home Friday, July 11, 2014.
Funeral is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday in White's Chapel of Memories, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford with interment at 2:15 p.m. with full military honors in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy., Dallas. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105, San Antonio, Texas 78249, via telephone at 877-832-6997, or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/. Please ask for a contribution card to be sent.
Mr. Howarth was born in Clifton Heights, Pa., the son of the late Samuel Curlett and Milly Howarth. Sam (known by many as Nunny) moved with his family from Pennsylvania to Lewes, Del. in 1936 and graduated from Lewes High School in 1947. He enlisted in the United States Army that year and was stationed in Korea with the Army Security Agency during the Korean War. Howarth served his country honorably for 20-plus years, retiring as a first sergeant in 1968.

Betty Ann Phillips

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford
Memorials may be made to: 
The church building fund of St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road; Weatherford Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane; or Freedom House, 1149 Fort Worth Hwy., all in Weatherford
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home Weatherford, 817-596-4811

Betty Ann Phillips, 80, of Weatherford died July 11, 2014.
Memorial Mass is set for 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road, Weatherford.
Visitation and rosary is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
In lieu of flowers, make donations to the church building fund of St. Stephen Catholic Church, 1802 Bethel Road; Weatherford Animal Shelter, 403 Hickory Lane; or Freedom House, 1149 Fort Worth Hwy., all in Weatherford.
Mrs. Phillips loved playing bridge, traveling (especially cruises), reading and looking at the flowers in her garden. She also loved cooking and entertaining, and was well-known for her parties. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters of America.
She was predeceased by son, Andy Phillips.
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Dr. Robert E. Phillips; children, Vicki Phillips of Dallas, Kathleen and James Chadick of Hempstead, Stephen Phillips of Ponder, Valerie Phillips of Hermitage, Tenn., Amy Phillips of Dallas, and Mark Phillips of Arlington; grandchildren, Coertney Chadick of San Diego, Calif., Zack Chadick of Redwood City, Calif., Jordan Chadick of Hempstead, and Ben Phillips of Plano; sister, Pauline McMurrey of Fort Worth; and a plethora of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Alan Dwayne Plumley

July 14, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Thursday, February 3, 1949
Died: 
Friday, July 11, 2014
Services: 
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 11:00
Location: 
White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle
Funeral Home: 
White's Azle Funeral Home 105 Denver Trail Azle, TX 76020

Alan Dwayne Plumley, 65, died July 11, 2014 with his family by his side.
Service is set for 11 a.m. Monday at White's Azle Chapel, 105 Denver Trail, Azle with interment in Azleland Memorial Park, 850 N. Cardinal Rd., Azle.
Dwayne was born Feb. 3, 1949 in Bastrop, La. to Willie O'dell and Esther Estelle Mayo Plumley.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Claud Dell Plumley; sister, Glenda Plumley; and son, Alan Plumley, Jr.
Survivors include his wife, Cleida Plumley; granddaughter, Ashley Plumley and her son, Aiden Landry Plumley; and granddaughter, Kendra Plumley; brother, James Albert Plumley; sisters, Joyce Ann Snyder and Barbara Ruth McGee; numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Darlene Pickle

July 9, 2014 by Phil Major

Born: 
Saturday, October 12, 1940
Died: 
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Services: 
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 13:00
Location: 
Winscott Road Funeral Home
Funeral Home: 
Winscott Road Funeral Home 1001 Winscott Road Benbrook, TX

Darlene Pickle, 73, died peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
Memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Saturday at Winscott Road Funeral Home, 1001 Winscott Road, Benbrook.
Mrs. Pickle was born Oct. 12, 1940, in Hobbs, N.M. She was a warranty clerk in the automotive industry.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Allen and Opal Pittman; and husband, James Pickle.
Survivors include her daughter, Dana Johnson of Azle; son, James Pickle of Weatherford; granddaughters, Shanna Anderson (Eric), and Jamie Johnston; great-grandchildren, Lila, Chloe, Lily, Trent, Kurt, and Little Eric; brothers, Gary Pittman and Johnny Pittman; sister, Carolyn King; and best friends, Linda Blackwell and Terri Clary.

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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